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out? a new report by the national academy of science says the agency has no solid plan for the future. that report blames the president for the lack of direction, but it goes on to say nasa has not done enough to accomplish the obama administration's goal of sending astronauts to an astroid. a former nasa scientist says he's never seen the agency so utterly unfocused. >>> the holidays are finally here and one of the fixtures of the season happens tomorrow night. erica grow with a preview of the lighting of the national christmas tree. >> the first lady and tree will be where? >> reporter: the national park foundation is ready to give you a tree lighting ceremony you won't soon forget. the national tree is brand-new just planted in october and it's been prepped for tomorrow's spectacular display from top to bottom. >> we work on it all year long and now is crunch time. this is the 90th anniversary of the tree lighting. we'll have over 20,000 people here tomorrow night watching a live show. >> and the first lady of the united states of america. >> reporter: the stage is set for a spec
.5 billion. doug mcelway has the story. >> we realize it is the stuff of science fiction. we intend to make it science fact. >> it would appear too incredible. except these former nasa managers are credible and experienced. calling their project golden spike. they planned to send man back to the moon within a decade on commercial spacecraft at a cost of $7 billion to $8 billion. >> our vision is to create a reliable and affordable u.s. base imher shall -- commercial trans transportation system. it is from virtually any nation or any corporation. or any individual. >> reporter: -- >> for many robotic missions they know the moon is tapping. >> it is rich in platinum and other elements of exotic value are there in huge quantity. >> helium 3 which does not exist in sufficient quantities on earth is plentiful on the moon. it could be mined and returned to earth to provide fuel for nuclear fusion which unlining the fission powered reactors leaves little radio active waste. >> and liftoff. >> extreme frugality is factored into the planning. >> adapt crew capsules that are already in development. o
people sort of live those years? >> absolutely. medical science has been so great. you mentioned novartis earlier. they're on the cutting edge of figuring out therapies that will work for people like me. so, for example, in my treatment, the first medicine i took called. >> glivac wasn't working the way i wanted it to. i changed to the next generation drug and it worked very well. it has given me what is called the molecular response, which means i no longer have any bad white blood cells that can be detected in my body down to the molecular level. that's the type of response that we want to reach and hope to maintain. >> you know in the three years since being diagnosed, what has been your biggest breakthrough personally or with respect to treatment? and how the treatments happened. >> i think personally once people found out i had leukemia, it made me a lot more human to people. when you're a successful athlete, people think you can do anything at anytime. and when they find out you're susceptible to the same things that every other ordinary person is susceptible to, it kind of humanize
system for measuring atmosphere ever rivers as they hit california. the injured to help science and forecast these storms like we just saw the last couple of days. >> and the benefit for ought home especially if you live near a river betting flood forecasts and also snow versus rain forecast to be able to pinpoint that snow level all of that beginning today right here in california. full forecast in a few minutes. >> good stuff, paul. thank you. >>> and you can track the rain anytime with our live hi-def doppler radar. it's on our website, cbssf.com/weather. >>> well, it's one of the biggest freshman classes of state lawmakers since the 1930s. today 39 new members of the state assembly took the oath of office. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee in sacramento tonight with that. grace. >> reporter: well, allen, the senate class is also sworn in today. they had 9 new members but most of them have had experience in the assembly and that's really unlike this new assembly class that we are seeing a lot of inexperienced freshmen as you mentioned. despite that and maybe because of that
at age 16 than those without it. the study appears in proceedings of national academy of sciences. >> consumer reports partnered with 7 on your side to report on financial elder abuse. >> michael? >> as we've reported many times, older americans are easy victims for scam artists. consumer reports found it's trusted family and friends who are busing the elderly by draining bank accounts, selling valuables or get this, taking over their homes and other real estate. the crimes can often be very, very difficult. >> 74-year-old arthur green spent years building his lakeside home, he says he was persuaded to sign it to his granddaughter and was told he would could live out his days there. >> all of a sudden she's like a -- i don't know what. snap of the finger she's changed and got money hungry. >> she tried to evict him and sell the property. >> he was at risk of homelessness and impoferished. this land and house is anything of any value he owns in the world. >> green's lawyer says financial exploitation of seniors is all too common and often goes unreported. a consumer reports investi
an extension of science and technology, but i wanted to know what it meant to us, to humanity, to us then and to generations in the future, and i wasn't sure, but all i knew is that the world and the earth and the small part of the universe that i was privileged to see was not an accident, that there is a creator of this universe. and i had the opportunity, a few others have to sit on god's front porch and see a small part of it. and that's what i came home w. the science and technology is obsolete the next day, but the spirit, the meaning, and what neil just said a minute ago, it proved that period of time proved that individually and collectively as a nation we dedicate ourselves to a cause, there is nothing, nothing absolutely that we can't do. all we've got to do is decide to do it, whether it's go to the moon or solve the world crisis, forget off this financial cliff, or whatever, we have to be bold, be bold. bill: thank you, gene. really appreciate that. >> god bless. bill: check it out. job well done. check it out. fly me in the moon here on the fox news channel 9:00 eastern t
seen it work for people with parkenson's. >> you're looking at science at a whole different level and excited as a physician and a surgeon, this is a major break through. six of these procedures have already been performed in toronto and this is the first one being done at johns hopkins and we're excited about this, and the second case, it's scheduled in december. as we mention about 70,000 of the procedures have been done for parkinson's, we see less tremor and really good outcome. what's important,a-- they have a clinical trial, and 20 patients are getting the battery of pacemakers and 20 followed up and we'll see what the result is going to be. the outcome of this trial should be out within a year and preliminary results should show that the pace of this short-term memory and slowing of the brain is going to be much less. so, this is a very exciting field and the fact that it's been done so many times, tells us it's quite safe. >> quickly before i let you go. do we know at this juncture if there's a certain stage of alzheimer's that you should actually treat this person with a
in the world of make- believe could quickly become quite real. >> that is very cool. the science is in the special fabric. so you don't need a power source to make it work. so any soldier, even in the most remote location could quickly put it on and put it to work and disappear. >> wow. >>> a mixed day on wall street with money disappearing. the dow was up big. not the nasdaq. dow was up 83. s&p up 2. nasdaq down 23. let's go to new york, where alexis christoforous has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> reporter: stocks rallied as corporate news overshadowed concerns about the fiscal cliff. citigroup plans to cut 11,000 jobs as the bank's new ceo looks to save money. the cuts amount to about 4% of siti's -- sity's -- citi's work group. and it includes closing some branches. u.s. companies added fewer workers in november. bartly because super storm sandy shut down many businesses. including factories and retailers. they will get a better picture of the job market friday. shares of apple fell as much as 4% after a research firm raised its
has fallen dramatically. there is no scientific relation in social science between the number of guns and the homicide rate. we've seen, there is just -- >> what a load of absolute -- >> -- virginia has gone up dramatically. >> what a load of claptrap. >> we have to be clear about this. he's talking about virginia. the death rate in virginia has gone up and i think people don't understand all that. in the united states, we have some agreement on what we can do and i think we need to talk about that. there's some new polling by mayors against illegal guns that show that huge majorities of gun owners and americans believe that we should have background checks on all gun sales and let me tell you, states that do that save lives. and we need to do the things i think that are possible, the things that are going to make a big difference. we know that in america, if we do things like background checks on things like better tools for psychiatrists, we can stop these killings. not all of them, because countries in europe that have these types of things, countries around the world and states th
and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> i think we'll take it one step at a time. we'll sort of get over the marriage thing first, then look at kids but obviously we want a family so we have to start thinking about that. >> prince william and the then kate middleton before their wedding talking about their plans to start a family one day. well, that day has apparently arrived. katie nicholl is the author of "william and harry behind the palace walls "and is here to talk about today's breaking royal baby news. >> it's finally happened. the truth is ever since you and i were there on that wedding day reporting from buckingham palace, everyone has been on royal baby bump watch, and every time the duchess of cambridge has stepped out perhaps looking a little fuller in the face, a little rounder on her tummy, that rumor mill has just gone into overdrive. is she pregnant. well, yes, today we can reveal and confirm that she is indeed pregnant, which is wonderful and very joyful news, both herself, prince william an
... or wonderfully the market's behaving... which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. we're keeping them honest. looking for facts, not offering our opinions or playing favorites. we're not supporting democrats or republicans. you can go to other cable channels for that. our goal is reporting, finding the truth and calling out hypocrisy. tonight the people you elected to go to washington and get things done can't seem to make any progress at all on the looming fiscal cliff. instead, what we have is a game of finger pointing, both democrats and republicans, what else, blaming each other for the lack of a deal. now, keep in mind time is of the essence here. automatic tax hikes and spending cuts will go into effect in just four weeks if your members of congress can't come together and do a deal. on paper, it shouldn't be too hard. it's the job the american people elected them to do and the american people expect results. they want compromise. in fact, two separate cnn/orc polls, in those polls, an overwhelming number of people, 72%, said both sides should do a better job
. and the first thing i thought was because we are not teaching them sciences or computer or technology. much of it had to do with up can't even answer a phone. you don't have social skills. you can't say please and thank you and do as you are told. what? >> i would like to see that report. i was just talking to someone that does manufacturing who works so many manufacturing policy in the government that said some of the numbers are overblown. some of those numbers, in fact are. i think you had someone from the consulting group saying? of those numbers are because -- you know, employers are not training and are not paying up for the skills. >> some of the argument has been that our education is so dismal we are not teaching people -- hold the phone for a minute here. dana bash from capitol hill is joining me. i heard your question. it was right on point. it was, i believe, question number one for the speaker. which was -- are you willing to start negotiating on the numbers of that top taxation issue between 35 and 39.5. you didn't get your answer. >> reporter: i didn't get my answer. but -- c
chief science correspondence robert bazel has the story. >> reporter: with the season starting early, children's hospital in memphis is feeling the first wave. >> we've seen more than 200 cases of flu in the hospital this week and we're admitting eight to ten kids a day. we expect it to accelerate, to get worse before it gets better in the next few weeks. >> reporter: schoolchildren are not only vulnerable, they play a big role in spreading the flu. >> when you have all those kids getting together, they tend to pass the virus back and forth, they all get sick in the school and bring it home into the community. >> the way to protect those people is to vaccinate the people around them. so vaccinating more children reduces the risk of older people in the community of getting the flu. >> reporter: health officials are urging everyone, adults and children over 6 months old, to get vaccinated, and officials emphasized there's plenty to go around and it's never too late to get it. for "today," robert bazell, nbc news, new york. >>> up next on "today," hear why one washington lawmakers wants
guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> john mcafee is a famous pioneer of anti-virus software but authorities in belize want to question him about the killing of his neighbor. nobody saw him until he contacted cnn's martin savage and agreed to an interview that was anything but normal. >> reporter: the search to find john mcafee started here at the airport. it began with three simple words. sorry i'm late. a prearranged code word to let me know i'd met the person that would take me to mcafee. what followed was a drive road through winding, twisting streets and then we get in to a parking lot, get in to another vehicle and drive off again. this time with switchbacks, u-turns and back alleys. clearly meant to confuse us as well as anyone following. and then, there we were. face to face. observation number one. with john afee, there's no such thing as a simple answer. you are john mcafee? >> i think so, yes. i am john mcafee. >> reporter: he seemed nervous, anxious. are you afraid? >> wou
is for science and research. the u.s. condemns the launch saying it is the same technology that would be used to launch a ballistic missile. >>> alan simpson is cutting loose gangnam style. >> stop tweeting your breakfast. >> yes, the republican from wyoming wants to convince people to get involved with lowering the national debt. he asks young americans to use social media to sign a petition. i think that's going to be a successful marketing campaign. >> he's moving like gangnam style. >> soon you'll be doing it. >> a billion people will have seen that youtube video. >>> two prominent members of congress are standing by to join us live. they're getting ready to debate how to break the stalemate in the fiscal cliff negotiations. whether republicans should declare victory on taxes and move on. or are we all going over the fiscal cliff? let's see if we can work out a deal right here in the situation room. but it fits in your pocket. now tell the world daniel... of pepto-bismol to-go. at chevy's year-end event, we have 11 vehicles that offer an epa-estimated 30 mpg highway or better. yeah? hey.
the science behind every shape, size and shade of these pixels. >> you now have your camouflage. we're trying to trick the brain into seeing things that aren't actually there. >> reporter: digital patterns re-create shapes already found in nature and 3d layering creates depth and shadows where none exist. that's today's design. but developers already have one eye on tomorrow. >> what's coming up down the road and very quickly is the harry potter cloak. >> what is it. >> reporter: with that fictional cloak, harry isn't just camouflage, he's invisible. >> my body's gone. >> reporter: how invisible are we talking here? if i walked into a room with a soldier wearing one of these cloaks -- >> you wouldn't see him at all. he would be completely invisible to you. >> reporter: this isn't make believe. the military has seen this quantum stealth technology. it works by bending the light around an object, even conceal most of a person's shadow. imagine what that could do for a sniper hiding in a field or the american pilots who ejected over libya when their fighter jets crashed last year. >> they could
and minority students in science and technology. google says this is underfunded among nonprofits. >>> well, light-rail service in los gatos will be talked about. they want to extend the light- rail service from winchester station in campbell to los gatos. it would cost about $175 million. the v.t.a. wants your opinion. a public meeting begins at 5:30 tonight. it will be at the campbell public library. >>> let's check in with tara who is following a few incy dents in the daly city area. >> that's right. we do have a couple of accidents. we can show you exactly what we're talking about. skyline boulevard south we have an incident right a -- an incident right there. and we have an accident 280 southbound from the john daly boulevard exit down to westborough boulevard and that's also causing some delays there. up next, we have a look at the san mateo bridge where -- i have no idea what the reason is because there's no accident whatsoever across the span but it's stop and go. it's been like this for at least, i would say, 45 minutes. so that's westbound traffic on the right-hand side as you mak
. and high-tech cars it used to be the thing of science fiction or high-end luxury cars but now, changes with gabe slate tech report. from ford. >> this new technology that we are seeing is amazing. it typically, these high-tech features are only in really expensive luxury sedans. costs over $60,000 but that is all changing. ford is building and some really cool new high-tech features into their affordable cars. and trucks. >> this is the new technology being implemented and 24 vehicles. the keys are a thing of the past. this will work with eight key fob derange. also, the-key fog is in the range, which also with the handsfree killed eight, if it is also in range, the hands free to locat tailgate itl activate the liftgate to opened and it will up to the same to shot in the liftgate. this front panel also will control your gps, and other functions it is like a tablet with a touch screen that offers easier and safer and also will double as a rear camera. it is a great way to avoid accidents, red, yellow, green and guides tha wind blowing up. helping. and also, that will help you guide you
to launch a rocket between december 10th and 22nd claiming for science and research. and new jersey governor chris chr tooe. the two showed a unified front in the wake of the storm. and the royal baby watch, it is on. there you see a pregnant and smiling catherine, duchess of cambridge. she was in for acute morning sickness. prince charles says he is thrilled he's going to become a grandfather. and the baby will be the next in line to the throne after prince william and actually after prince charles as well. so there's a little bit of a line there. >> rather it's a boy or girl. >> i think it's exciting. i don't think there's anybody out there they've been waiting and hoping and now we've seen she's pregnant and with child. >> catherine and no more kate. >> she's the duchess now. >> thank you. >>> one of the most conservative members of the united states senate, i think it's fair to say he shocked washington today, the tea party favorite senator jim demint of south carolina, he's standing by live. he's here in "the situation room." he's getting ready to explain why he's resigning from the sen
: coming up, you hear about it all the time. seniors falling victim to fraud. now there is science that explains why. then he was the first living person to be awarded the medal of honor in decades. he's telling his story. he's hanging out with pete, the guy who got his home fixed after the storm [ penélope ] i found the best cafe in the world. nespresso. where i never have to compromise on anything. ♪ where just one touch creates the perfect coffee. where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally friendly. ♪ nespresso. what else? often comes with a set of equally impressive instructions ? shouldn't something that's truly advanced, not need much explanation at all ? with the nokia lumia 822 on verizon, there's not much to learn because it's powered by windows... to let you do more than you ever imagined on your smartphone. exclusively with data sense-- a feature that makes the most of your plan. only on verizon. advil pm® or tylenol pm. the advil pm® guy is spending less time lying awake with annoying aches and pains and mo
a cupcake right before bed, ken jennings? >> i would. science has forced me. >> thumb sucking, bad for you. >> your dentist is right and psychiatrist was wrong. >> what is the biggest misconception? what is the wrongest advice that parents give to their kids? >> the thing i always -- this one is sort of serious. don't talk to strangers and parents take this very seriously and make their kids scared of strangers. this myth of a strange kidnapper in white van, that never happens. kids need to be comfortable talking to strangers so if they get lost they can find help. >> ken jennings, nice to have you with us. you can have breakfast, you can pick up the food off floort and you can run with scissors. >>> still ahead this morning, relentless rain to tell you about in the west that's already proven deadly. more rough weather on the way. we'll talk about that. and don't waste any time getting that flu shot this year. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you
says it intends to launch a rocket. it claims it's for science and he research purposes some time between december 10th and december 22nd. >>> we're getting our first look at ashton kutcher as steve jobs. resemblance from a young jobs right out of the garage is striking. it will premiere at the film festival in january. >> it really works. >> it does work. >> the average person today will process more data in a single day than a person did -- internet, computer and make it visual to show all the patterns within it and turn those patterns into some kind of an action, because you can really change lives. that is the press of a new premise called big data. "the human face of big data" ," new book, showing us how it's already giving us information. a day in the life book series. good morning. nice to have you with us. >> thanks for having me here. >> data is the new oil and you look for patterns. explain to me why that is and how patterns have a value. >> my 10-year-old son has heard me on the phone saying big data. and he said what is it? >> imagine if you're looking through one eye
of these laws are 20 years old. you know how much we learned about -- in terms of the science. it just makes no sense in some of these states because it doesn't fit with what we know. >> i know you are not an attorney but -- i think you can answer this. how responsible -- i mean, the person -- each individual if you are a consenting adult, aren't you responsible for yourself and having safe sex with someone else even if you don't know -- >> sure. >> -- your status? you are responsible for yourself as a human being. >> absolutely. when you -- dig deeply into these laws and read them they obviously talk about that. but ultimately if somebody knows their stat us and don't disclose it, this is where the laws are focused. that's why so many people -- young people, are not getting tested. they don't want to know. >> the first man in the piece, his partner never got hiv. >> did you saw what his life was like. locked up, all of that. person we are talking about did not get the virus. >> thank you. great story. >> thank you. >> appreciate i. >> you can see more reporting from sanjay this weekend. sat
if there were science of axel rant used. but inside the building, there are fire investigators, police are also here on the scene. again, they consider this a suspicious fire. they're gathering and sifting through some of the evidence out here. but you can see that the restaurant, again from park to oak street is shut down to traffic. and it's going to be closed for the next hour or so while they continue the investigation. >>> we're learning more about the fan who fell from the third deck thursday night's raider's became. he's still hospitalized in serious condition with broken bones and other injuries. police have called it a deliberate act, but say it's unclear if the teenager had an understanding of the actions. a preliminary investigation revealed that the teen jumped or climbed over a wall and fell. >>> kansas city police have released two dash board videos related to the murder suicide of the chief's line backer belcher. in the first, he is asleep outside the apartment complex at 3:00 a.m. last saturday just hours before he killed his girlfriend and shot himself. police say he said he wa
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